FreeKB - create a Consumer using curl
Kong - create a Consumer using curl

The curl POST command can be used to create a consumer.


On the Kong server

If Kong is running on docker, refer to Kong - Docker container command line for the steps on how to issue commands in the Kong Docker container. Assuming you are using the default kong.conf file, the Kong Admin API will listen on port 8001.

If issuing this command on the Kong server, this command will create a consumer for the user john.doe.

curl -X POST "http://localhost:8001/consumers/" --data "username=john.doe"

 


From a remote server

If issuing this command from a remote server, this command will create a consumer for the user john.doe.

curl -X POST "http://hostname:8000/admin-api/consumers/" --data "username=john.doe"

 


Validation

If the consumer was successfully created, something like this should be displayed.

{
 "custom_id":null,
 "created_at":1584590186,
 "id":"e86ef3ad-54c7-4bde-b8f7-5cf8235e2653",
 "tags":null,
 "username":"john.doe"
}

 



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